OnePlus unveils OnePlus 5 JCC+
Published in Mobiles


Limited edition with fashion designer signature

As expected and rumored earlier, OnePlus has now officially unveiled the limited edition version of the OnePlus 5 flagship smartphone at a special event in Paris, which was developed in collaboration with fashion designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, called the OnePlus 5 JCC+.

AMD explains dummy dies in Threadripper CPUs
Published in Processors


Dies are there but can't be enabled

There has been a lot of noise generated regarding the recent discovery that AMD Threadripper CPUs actually have four dies and not two dies and two "substrates" as it was originally believed but, according to AMD's James Prior, these are inactive dies and there is no way to enable them.

EVGA officially releases EPOWER V board
Published in News


Standalone VRM board

EVGA has now officially launched the fifth generation of its EPOWER board, a standalone VRM board that provides additional power for graphics cards and motherboards.

China could have an AI chip processing advantage
Published in Processors


Death of Moore’s Law opens new opportunities

The CEO of China-based Horizon Robotics, Yu Kai, claims that China could become very important in the development of AI chips.

Tame Apple Press claims that iPhone’s margins are not obscene
Published in Mobiles


Yeah right


The Tame Apple Press is going overboard to try to convince the world that Apple is not really forcing its users to pay a high margin.

John Chambers exits Cisco
Published in News


Longest serving big-tech CEO


Cisco Systems had announced that its Executive Chairman John Chambers would not seek re-election after his term expires in December.

Senate votes Kaspersky Lab off its networks
Published in News


It is Putin’s pawn


The US Senate voted to ban Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab’s products from use by the federal government, claiming that it may be a pawn of the Kremlin and poses a national security risk.

Switzerland shuts down fake cryptocurrency
Published in News


In the good old days all you had to worry about was Nazi gold


Switzerland’s financial watchdog FINMA has closed down what it said was the provider of "a fake" cryptocurrency and is investigating around a dozen other similar "fraud" cases.

Equifax executives' share deals investigated
Published in News


Did executives sit on the news and flog their shares?


In an unusual move, the US finance watchdog - the Securities and Exchange Commission - have teamed up to investigate the Equifax hack.

Apple punishes UK fanboys for their iPhone support
Published in Mobiles


You will have to pay £249 more than the rest of the world

Fruity Cargo cult Apple has decided that it really hates its UK fanboys and is making them pay £249 more than Americans for the new iPhone X.